Canceled - Chinese Malaysian New Year

Sunday, February 4, 2024 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A hands-on in-person cooking class culminating in a dinner served with wine and beer. This class is limited to 12 students. Review our registration and cancellation policies here.


Lunar New Year is on Feb 10th this year, but it’s never too early to start the celebrations! The start of the Lunar Calendar always calls for a joyful feast of sumptuous foods and snacks, and Chef Linda has designed a menu to fill the room with prosperity, longevity, and health. 

The Lunar Calendar is also observed by the Chinese in Malaysia, though the foods associated with the new year are different than in China. Join Chef Linda as she shares her own Malaysian New Year traditions and flavors, while cooking up some of the most popular dishes of the holiday!



Yee Sang Prosperity Salad - Colorful Salad with Sashimi

Bakwa - "Long Yoke" Pork Jerky

Popiah Spring Rolls - Soft Warm Springrolls filled with Jicama, Shrimp, Omelet, Lap Cheong 

Long Life Noodles - Yi Meen Wheat Noodles with Mushrooms & Chives

Pineapple Tarts


This menu contains the following common allergens: Fish, Shellfish, Egg, Soy, Peanuts, Dairy, Wheat. If you have allergies or dietary restrictions that concern your ability to cook along, please e-mail before purchasing a ticket.

Let’s Cook Together!



Linda Tay Esposito is a teaching chef whose food represents a tribute and a commitment to the authenticity of the cuisines of the Pacific Rim. For the last two decades, Linda has shared her passion and knowledge of East and Southeast Asian cuisines by teaching at many notable cooking schools in the Bay Area. An all around food professional, Linda works on placemaking projects by building equitable food systems through the intersectional lens of food, sustainability and equity. She led the development of La Cocina’s municipal marketplace as well as the food program at the Presidio Tunnel Tops. She currently works on ground floor activation initiatives at several affordable housing projects in San Francisco. Linda's specialties include Malaysian cuisine, Chinese cuisine, and various Southeast Asian cuisines. She teaches both public and private cooking classes and hosts pop-up dinners at 18 Reasons.

Photo by Linda Tay Esposito